|Buzz Aldrin saluta la bandiera sulla Luna, luglio 1969. Foto di Neil Armstrong.|
Buzz Aldrin salutes the flag on the Moon, July 1969. Photo by Neil Armstrong.
|Buzz Aldrin saluta la bandiera sulla Terra, ad Avezzano (AQ), luglio 2010. Foto di Andrea Tedeschi.|
Buzz Aldrin salutes the flag on Earth, in Avezzano (AQ), July 2010. Photo by Andrea Tedeschi.
Forty-one years ago, this man was a quarter of a million miles from Earth, in his awkward and clumsy spacesuit, saluting the flag planted in the lunar soil. A few days ago, thanks to the extraordinary effort of the organizers of the Il Cielo di Argoli astronomy festival, Aldrin repeated that memorable salute in front of a full-scale replica of the Moon flag.